Last Updated: July 10, 2015
  • The GHYLA Scheduling Meeting will be held on January 8th, 2015
  • at The Downtown Club at Met, 340 West Dallas St., starting at 6:00
  • Regular season schedules should be completed prior to the meeting
  • schedules will only be confirmed during the meeting
  • GHYLA dues are due in January (see Handouts tab)

Greater Houston Youth Lacrosse Association

Welcome to the home of the Greater Houston Youth Lacrosse Association.
The mission of the GHYLA is to organize, develop, and promote middle and elementary school lacrosse in the Greater Houston area, and to honor the game by instilling the values of scholastic achievement, sportsmanship, and individual development.

The GHYLA consists of teams from the following organizations:
Clear Lake, Cy-Fair, Fort Bend, Frank Black MS, Friendswood, HYLAX, Katy, Kingwood, Kinkaid, Klein, Lobo Lacrosse, Magnolia, Memorial, Outlaws, 
Pearland, Pin Oak, Pershing, Presbyterian, Richmond, Saints, Sienna, and Woodlands.

The GHYLA is composed of five playing-level divisions:
8th graders, 7th graders, the Young Guns (5th and 6th graders),  4th Grade and Under (4U), and 2nd Grade and Under (2U) Division. 


The Woodlands Lacrosse 2015 summer camp will be held July 27th through July 29th at Sports Culture:

17951 Interstate 45 North

The Woodlands, TX 77385

The camp is for beginners and experienced players with ages ranging from Kindergarten through 12th Grade. Please refer to the attached flyer for additional information, The Woodlands Lacrosse - 2015 Summer Camp 




George Ranch High School Coaching Opening

George Ranch High School - Adding D2/D3 HS Lacrosse Program

Looking for qualified lacrosse coaches for 2016 season. Paid, part-time positions.

Skills and Qualifications:

*             Lacrosse playing experience at HS level or above

*             High lacrosse IQ, previous coaching experience preferred

*             Patience to lead recruiting efforts and coaching fundamentals to new players

*             Committed to attend 2 days of practice and 1-2 games per week

*             Availability to attend board meetings as appropriate

There is a core group of experienced players from the Fort Bend, Richmond, and Sienna programs. Coaches will have an opportunity to build a HS program in a school that already fields very successful teams in other major sports. Help the community grow this incredible game!

Please email Jim DeFrayne at and/or Brian Mangus at for more information.

August 31, 2011

GHYLA has been granted tax-exempt status as a 501(c)(3) organization

GHYLA received designation as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to GHYLA are also tax deductible under section 170 of the Code. GHYLA is also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers, or gifts under section 2055, 2016, or 2522 of the Code. Please contact the GHYLA treasurer ( if you wish to make any donations.